MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170608
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:29
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7600K-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 498
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 503
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$298
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2256 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 197
Parallax 217
70% 216 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 210
Splatting 165
76% 176 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$70
49GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 401
Write 293
Mixed 326
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 6.23
88% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 0.76
59% 144 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
328GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 117
Write 130
Mixed 135
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.24
73% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.7% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 24.2
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 22.7
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 2,026 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $935
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